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ISLAND OF WINGS

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A fictionalized account of 19th-century Scotsman Neil MacKenzie as he and his wife convert the natives of St. Kilda.In many ways this is the proverbial story of colonization—an earnest, naïve minister is sent to a distant shore to save souls and promote the Empire's notion of modernity. What makes MacKenzie's story so singular is that St. Kilda is located no more than 40 miles off the coast of ... Read full review

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Review: Island of Wings

User Review  - Sam Fleming - Goodreads

When I started, I believed I was about to read a non-fiction book about island life on St Kilda. What I found was a novelisation of the true story of Lizzie and Neil MacKenzie, who were the first and ... Read full review

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